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24Sep92 UK: PREQUALIFICATION BIDS WANTED FOR DESIGN AND BUILD CONTRACT FOR TRIDENT SUBMARINE REFIT AT ROSYTH.

Prequalification invitations went out last week for the highly-prized design and build contract for the £500 million Trident submarine refit facility at Rosyth.Next week the first informal interviews will begin with 12 potential bidders.But the project still faces two important hurdles. First the Government must decide whether to locate the facility at Rosyth or Devonport Dockyard in Plymouth.And earlier this year Babcock Thorn launched a pre-emptive bid to build the RD57 submarine ...

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